Sarah Lemmon

Sarah is co-creator and editor of Seattle Greenlaker. A former journalist with a nose for news and a heart for people, she owns her own PR and consulting business called Lemmon PR. When Sarah’s not exploring Green Lake, she’s sewing or searching for the best bowl of ramen in the city.

New Restaurant Coming To Green Lake This Summer

The mystery of what will go into the restaurant space previously held by Lucia Kitchen + Bar has been solved. Eater Seattle reports that Eight Row will be opening in August at 7102 Woodlawn Ave NE. The restaurant is owned by Chef David Nicols who hails from Queen Anne Beer Hall and Rider. According to […]

Lucia Kitchen + Bar Closes in Green Lake

Sad news to share. Green Lake’s Lucia Kitchen + Bar has closed. The Italian restaurant opened in 2014 to the then brand new Green Lake Village complex.  On Monday night they posted this to their Facebook page: “Thank you Green Lake! Regretfully, after 5 wonderful years, Lucia Italian Kitchen closed its doors on Sunday, June 16th. We […]

Summer Binge Reading List From Third Place Books

We recently announced that Seattle Greenlaker is launching a binge worthy Summer Reading List  based on picks from local experts. Two weeks ago we chatted with Green Lake Branch librarian Andrea Gough about her picks. This week we give you Sam Kaas’ picks from Third Place Books, one of Green Lake’s closest independent bookstores. Happy reading! Rough Magic: […]

Repaving Continues On Aurora Bridge

Repaving the Aurora Bridge continues this weekend and will be followed by 8 additional weekends of paving and partial lane closures. WSDOT is warning of long delays and asks that people avoid that area if possible. WSDOT posted a few of the times but says it may need 10 to get the job done. Weekend […]

Phinney Farmers Market Opens Today

It’s official! Farmers Market Season has begun. From now until Sep 27, grab fresh produce, locally-raised meat, flowers, and more. The market is open from 3:30pm – 7:30pm every Friday. Located at N 67th St & Phinney Ave N, in upper lot at Phinney Neighborhood Center. Parking is free.For more information about the seasonal events happening […]

Summer Reading List Picks From Green Lake Librarian Andrea Gough

We recently announced that Seattle Greenlaker is launching a binge worthy Summer Reading List.  We asked local experts to weigh in on their favorite summer reads. And this week we asked Green Lake Branch Librarian, Andrea Gough for five of her favorites. She kindly shared her recommendations and gave us a bonus read from last summer […]

Spice Shop Mystery Book and Events This Week

You may have seen that we are starting a Seattle Greenlaker Summer Reading List where we ask local experts to tell us their top picks for summer page turners. We will be posting about those recommendations later this week. In the meantime, I recently heard of a book and accompanying events that I knew would […]

Seattle Greenlaker’s Summer Reading List

Remember when you were a kid and the summer reading programs always came with a reward? Read a library book a week and get a free book. Or, my favorite, read 10 books and at the end of the summer your teacher will drive you and a few of your fourth grade sidekicks (yes, in […]

Aurora Bridge Repaving Starts This Weekend

If you have driven over the Aurora Avenue Bridge in the past few days, you’ve likely noticed the large bumps where part of the roadway has been scraped away. Repaving for the 88-year-old bridge starts this weekend and will be followed by 10 weekends of paving and partial lane closures. WSDOT is warning of long […]

Green Lake Paving Project Update

We just received this update from Seattle Department of Transportation about the paving project that will affect Green Lake Way, specifically Green Lake Way N, N 50th St, and Stone Way N intersection. After our engineers analyzed 8 different design options at this intersection, they found that the only way to make operational improvements would be […]

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